Past Event

Weekly Earth Institute Sunday Sanity Song and Story Swap

June 20, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Joachim Cooder and Alex de Grassi in a Father's Day "Sunday Sanity" Jam

This is a bit overstated, but calling Joachim Cooder a percussionist is like calling Leonardo da Vinci a ceiling painter. Cooder has taken a family focus on traditional music, with a foundation built by his father Ry Cooder, into a technological century, maintaining the primacy of folk and adding ethereal elements that engage new audiences. His Nonesuch Records debut album, "Over That Road I’m Bound," is a collection of interpretations of the music of Uncle Dave Macon. Explore:

Alex de Grassi is one of the most innovative acoustic guitar masters of the last 40 years. His output, recognized with a Grammy nomination, spans a host of genres and, through his choice of unique array of acoustic instruments, builds extraordinary sounds. Click to learn more and listen to cuts from de Grassi's latest album, "The Bridge":

Join them for Father's Day with some of the regular gaggle of folkies and poets brought together each Sunday by Andy Revkin, who directs the Initiative on Communication and Sustainability at Columbia University's Earth Institute. Andy is best known for his decades of journalism, but has been a performing songwriter for several decades.

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